To promote the long-term prosperity of the Company by maintaining and, where possible, improving the quality of the service provided. To enhance the Company’s image in the market place. To liaise with colleagues for the benefit of the business. To support CAD Technician with high quality administration and accurate drawings.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages will be discussed at the interview, however, will be above the apprenticeship minimum wage.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday: 8.30am- 5pm Friday: 8.30am – 2.30pm (half an hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To learn to create CAD Drawings for new sales contracts
  • Maintain administration of the drawing received & sent registers
  • Review BIM Execution Plans on relevant contracts and support Technician with brief to Director
  • To learn to import M&E drawings and overlay on our developed grids to identify service clashes and help develop bridging requirement schedule
  • To administer/maintain the 3D model library of details
  • Help develop special interface details for Estimating and Contracts Teams
  • To Transfer DWG Drawings into PDF Files and re-issue to estimators
  • To ensure correct As Built Drawings files provided for the O&M Manuals
  • Use specialist Callidus software to support contracts team with drawing changes as required
  • Access various online platforms to manage filing of contract drawings
  • Operate at all times within the quality standards and procedures defined by the Company
  • To liaise with Contracts and Estimating Administrators regarding all changes in systems, method of filing etc.
  • To use Bluebeam software to markup PDF documents/drawings
  • To use excel & word software as required
  • To provide administrative support to Commercial/Contracts
  • Perform other duties within your capabilities from time to time by a director of the company
  • Keep up to date the document/drawing database
  • Raising works packages and Health and Safety Packages to sub-contractors and maintaining an accurate log
  • Maintain the filing systems and ensure that filing is kept up to date, including the archiving system

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Hereford (HR4 9SX)

You will receive a training plan that is specific to your qualification, with sessions that are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and remote. 

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

It is hoped that the Apprentice will complete their apprenticeship and then other positions will be discussed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C or 4 above) Essential

Things to consider

Free parking on site. On Bus route

About the employer

Bathgate Flooring are the largest independent manufacturer of Raised Access Flooring Panels in the UK and have been trading since 2004.




Thorn Business Park, Rotherwas.


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Lisa Wilkinson


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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